The Society has a proud history and for many years held both a Winter Exhibition and Summer Show.

These days, the annual Whangarei A&P Show is held on the first Saturday every December, at Barge Showgrounds, Maunu Road.


Whangarei A&P Show

Brighter and better each year, Whangarei A&P Show is a highly successful, well established, family focused community event involving loads of animal interactions and rural experiences supported by a myriad of organisations, trade companies, farmers and equestrian groups.

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Find Your Future

Find Your Future is a biannual event in partnership with NRC, for secondary school students who are considering a career in the Primary Industries. Students are given the opportunity to participate in engaging and interactive workshops with professionals in the industry.

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Rural Business Network

The RBN provides an opportunity for rural based business people to participate in professional development to grow their businesses through networking and learning.

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Barge Showgrounds

Set within one of Whangarei’s most beautiful green settings, Barge Showgrounds Events Centre is just a short drive from the CBD and offers a flexible, spacious venue to suit all your wedding and corporate needs for up to 180 people.


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